Bargain and Sale vs. Quitclaim Deeds: A Concise Guide

Close up image of a dark red door on a house. Captioned: Bargain and Sale Deed vs. Quitclaim Deed

Are you looking to buy a home though a bargain and sale deed? Perhaps you’re buying after a foreclosure, or from an estate or a court-ordered sale. If so, the entity granting the deed to you might lack knowledge of the property’s history. Basically, the deed means a buyer is expected to accept the house as-is.

How does this differ from a quitclaim deed? What rights and protections does the bargain and sale deed give you, the new owner? Let’s take a look.

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